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Join Us to Review the New Pediatric Sepsis Guidelines!
Recently, the Global Burden of Sepsis Report revealed sepsis is twice more common than recorded, with an estimated 49 million cases worldwide — 25 million of them in children — and 11 million sepsis-related deaths. In this webinar, Dr. Kissoon will discuss the report and the new guidelines on the management of pediatric sepsis and septic shock recently unveiled by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Intensive Care Society.
In this session, participants will have the chance to:
1. Understand the burden of sepsis globally
2. Understand the salient features of the newest pediatric guidelines for resuscitation of septic shock
3. Appreciate the approaches to the fluid resuscitation
Who Should Attend
- General pediatric practitioners caring for patients on medical, surgical, ED or ICU units
- Nurses, respiratory therapists and paramedics interested in sepsis improvement
- Clinical educators
- Quality improvement leaders
Dr. Niranjan “Tex” Kissoon
Dr. “Tex” Kissoon is a pediatric critical and emergency medicine physician at UBC and BC Children’s Hospital. Over several years, Dr. Kissoon has transitioned to Global Child Health relevant to marginalized populations, both at home and abroad. In Africa, he works on initiatives that highlight the burden of sepsis in children, finds methods to decrease death and disability and advocates for resources to reduce inequity. Dr. Kissoon is a Professor in Critical Care, Global Child Health, and works on a global plan for research and quality improvement in sepsis.